Live Gameday Thread: Iowa vs. Wisconsin

John Bohnenkamp

MADISON, Wis. — Good afternoon from Camp Randall Stadium. It's Iowa vs. Wisconsin at 3 p.m.

Game facts

Time and place — 3:05 p.m., Camp Randall Stadium (80,321), Madison, Wis.

TV — FOX (Tim Brando, PBP; Spencer Tillman, analyst; Coley Harvey, sideline)

Radio — Hawkeye Radio Network. Also available on Sirius Ch. 111 and XM Ch. 202

Records — Iowa 6-2 (3-2 Big Ten), Wisconsin 6-2 (3-2)

National polls — Iowa is No. 18 in the Associated Press and coaches polls. Wisconsin is No. 16 in both.

CFP ranking — Wisconsin is No. 13 and Iowa is No. 18.

Series — Wisconsin leads, 47-43-2. The Badgers have won six of the last of the last seven.

Streaks — Iowa has won two. Wisconsin has lost two.

The weather

AccuWeather game-time forecast — 42 degrees, intermittent clouds.

Game day forecast — Cold with clouds and some sun, high of 43.


Bowl scouts — Peach, Citrus and Redbox.

NFL scouts — 49ers, Jets, Giants, Colts, Texans and Lions.

2:20 p.m. — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, on the radio pre-game show, said G Kyler Schott is "in the mix" for today. Schott has missed the last five games.

2:25 p.m. — Meanwhile, in Minneapolis, Minnesota closes out Penn State. Gophers are 9-0 coming to Iowa City next week.

2:30 p.m. — Iowa injury report, from pre-game radio: Kyler Schott expected to start at right guard. LB Kristian Welch and WR Brandon Smith are out. TE Nate Wieting is in uniform but is doubtful to play.

3 p.m. — Badgers win the coin toss. They will receiver.

First quarter

12:47 — The Badgers get a first down, but two penalties didn't help them. Iowa takes over at its own 28.

9:56 — Iowa got a first down on its first play, a 16-yard pass from Nate Stanley to Sam LaPorta. But Stanley was later sacked on third down by Wisconsin's Matt Henningsen, ending the drive.

In other news — Iowa's game against Minnesota next Saturday at Kinnick Stadium will have a 3 p.m. kickoff.

8:40 — First turnover of the game. A.J. Epenesa knocks the ball away from Wisconsin QB Jack Coan. Hawkeyes get the ball at the Wisconsin 16.

7:38 — Hawkeyes can't take advantage of the good field position. Defensive holding gave Iowa the ball at the Badgers' 8, but a Toren Young run followed by two Stanley incompletions led to Keith Duncan's 24-yard FG. Iowa 3, Wisconsin 0.

1:38 — Wisconsin has the ball for six minutes, gets to the Iowa 8-yard line ... and gets nothing. A false start turned a fourth-and-2 into a fourth-and-7. Then Collin Larsh misses the 31-yard FG.

0:00 — Hawkeyes run out the quarter. Three Toren Young runs move the ball to Iowa's 37-yard line.

By the numbers

• Wisconsin has 91 yards, compared to Iowa's 40.

• Badgers have 5 penalties for 28 yards. Iowa has not been penalized.

• Wisconsin leads time of possession: 9:35-5:25.

Second quarter

13:46 — Young gets Iowa into Wisconsin territory, but Stanley fumbles the snap and the Badgers recover at their own 41.

9:44 — Wisconsin turns the turnover into a touchdown. Wide receiver Danny Davis runs 17 yards on a sweep for the TD. Wisconsin 7, Iowa 3.

6:31 — Tyler Goodson makes an early impact. A 21-yard run gets the Hawkeyes into Wisconsin territory, but all they can get is a Duncan 40-yard field goal. It's Duncan's 21st field goal of the season, tying a school record. Wisconsin 7, Iowa 6.

0:14 — An impressive drive for Wisconsin ends with a Coan TD pass to Davis. Badgers had a 13-play, 76-yard drive that took 6:08 off the clock. Wisconsin 14, Iowa 6.

By the numbers

• Jonathan Taylor has 17 carries for 107 yards.

• Wisconsin has a 10-minute edge in time of possession.

• Wisconsin has 38 offensive plays compared to 21 for Iowa.

Third quarter

12:58 — Iowa got the ball to start the second half, and it looked a lot like the other possessions. A pass interference call helped jump-start the drive, but a strange play call on third-and-5 — a Stanley keeper — ended the possession.

10:59 — Hey, the Hawkeyes get a three-and-out, and they needed that. They'll take over at their own 42.

9:00 — The Hawkeyes get into Wisconsin territory again. But Mekhi Sargent was stopped for a 1-yard loss on second down, then Stanley threw an incompletion. Michael Sleep-Dalton's punt ended in a fair catch at the Badgers' 9-yard line.

6:11 — Iowa almost came up with a big turnover. Michael Ojemudia nearly picked off a Coan pass on third down, but the ball got away. Hawkeyes get the ball back at their own 39.

4:24 — Another three-and-out for Iowa. Another good punt by Sleep-Dalton. Wisconsin starts at its own 14.

2:16 — The Badgers are putting this game away through the air. Coan threw a 52-yard pass to Quintez Cephus, and then followed that with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Cephus. Wisconsin 21, Iowa 6.

0:00 — Iowa's passing game comes alive. Stanley goes 5-for-5 for 67 yards and gets the Hawkeyes to the Badgers' 2.

Fourth quarter

14:06 — The Hawkeyes get a touchdown, a 3-yard pass from Stanley to Nico Ragaini. Wisconsin 21, Iowa 13.

12:42 — And there's your turnover. Matt Hankins picks off Coan, and Iowa has the ball at the Wisconsin 47.

9:27 — Duncan has the school single-season field-goal record. A 39-yarder gets Iowa closer. Wisconsin 21, Iowa 16.

3:29 — Larsh with a field goal, and the Badgers extend the lead. Hawkeyes will have to get a touchdown and two-point conversion to tie this. Wisconsin 24, Iowa 16.

3:12 — Seventy-five yards from Stanley to Tyrone Tracy Jr., and it's a touchdown for Iowa. Then, on the two-point conversion run, Stanley is stopped inches short. Wisconsin 24, Iowa 22.

0:00 — It's over.